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There are 6 ways to get from Tampa to Cleveland by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Tampa  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Cleveland (CLE) TPA - CLE

$125 - $555

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway to Sarasota/Bradenton, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL
  2. Fly from Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) to Cleveland (CLE) SRQ - CLE

$98 - $434

4 alternative options

Train to Orlando, fly  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Union Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Cleveland (CLE) MCO - CLE

$128 - $391

Bus  •  32 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl 3730 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Cleveland, Oh 1156

$123 - $317

Train  •  32 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Union Station to Washington Union Station Silver Star
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station Capitol Limited

$202 - $583

Drive  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Cleveland 1101.1 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Cleveland is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 18 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Cleveland is to fly which costs $120 - $600 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at Cleveland, Oh via Tallahassee, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tampa station to Cleveland station. However, there are services departing from Tampa Union Station and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 59 min.

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The distance between Tampa and Cleveland is 943 miles. The road distance is 1101.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 40 min and costs $120 - $320.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Tampa to Cleveland, including transfers.

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Tampa to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tampa, Fl station.

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Tampa to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tampa Union Station.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Cleveland is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs $120 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $320 and takes 32 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs $200 - $600 and takes 32 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 942.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and four other airlines fly from Tampa to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tampa to Cleveland via Tallahassee, Fl in around 32 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Cleveland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Union Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Tampa Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Washington Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$190 - $250

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Tampa to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cleveland, Oh station.

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Tampa to Cleveland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Cleveland Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Cleveland is 1101 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 22 min to drive from Tampa to Cleveland.

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Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Tampa Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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